Free COVID-19 prescreenings to help African American and Latino residents connect to medical care earlier

Free COVID-19 prescreenings to help African American and Latino residents connect to medical care earlier

Free community prescreenings to help communities of color identify COVID-19 symptoms and connect with medical care will take place in Rochester neighborhoods

New health screening tool unveiled to help prevent further spread of COVID-19

New health screening tool unveiled to help prevent further spread of COVID-19

Area residents are urged to sign up for ROC COVID, a health screening tool that could help prevent further spread of COVID-19 throughout Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region.

Online ‘Hubs’ connect agencies fighting COVID-19

Online ‘Hubs’ connect agencies fighting COVID-19

In a time of increased challenges for organizations, two local human services hubs help agencies share resource and needs to speed problem solving, pass on state and federal updates and eliminate structural barriers to serving communities in our region.

Take the Erie Canalway trail survey

Take the Erie Canalway trail survey

Local planners want to know whether you use the Erie Canalway trail, which is part of the the larger Empire State Trail network. If you don't use the trail, we also want to learn why.

COVID-19 Community Resources

COVID-19 Community Resources

Community resources are available to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and deal with the ramifications of social distancing.

Common Ground Health employees are working remotely

Common Ground Health employees are working remotely

In response to COVID-19, Common Ground employees are working remotely. Because our physical office is closed, meetings will take place online. We look forward to staying in touch with you electronically and wish you, your families and your organizations the best in this time of social distancing.

Webinar: Has local hypertension control increased 15% or 45%?

Webinar: Has local hypertension control increased 15% or 45%?

Find out at a lunch & learn webinar. You’ll learn about the impressive progress our region has made controling high blood pressure over the last decade.

The census is key to improving health

The census is key to improving health

The U.S. Census is a massive undertaking that has far-reaching consequences for how our region delivers health care. Check out 10 reasons why the census is critical to health and why we should all be counted.

Norwood tapped for Medicaid advisory group

Norwood tapped for Medicaid advisory group

Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood has been appointed to the New York State Medicaid Redesign Team II, an advisory group charged with finding $2.5 billion in Medicaid savings in 2021.

College students create buzz around quitting vaping

College students create buzz around quitting vaping

During a one-day hackathon-style event at St. John Fisher College, students at six area colleges and universities heard from a local social media star how to create hit dance videos that may move their peers to quit vaping.

Study aims to encourage diversity in trail users

Study aims to encourage diversity in trail users

Common Ground and partners from across the state are studying the barriers to diversifying users of the Erie Canal trail in the region.

Economic development funding includes health-promoting awards

Economic development funding includes health-promoting awards

Several health-promoting grants were part of the millions in economic development funding Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Dec. 19 for the Finger Lakes and South Tier regions, including awards incommunity development, trails and complete streets, play and wellness and service expansion.